A collection of online “labs” about the brain and anatomy – compilations of multimedia and interactivity. If you have any to suggest, please note them in a comment. Thanks!
- post about 4 Virtual interactive brain labs:
- Genes to Cognition Online – interactive exploration of neuroscience
- Harvard’s Life Sciences Outreach Program – covers many topics, including The Effects of Drugs and Disease on Synaptic Transmision
- Mind Lab – exploration of visual illusions as a way of thinking about how the brain processes reality
- Exploratorium’s Sheep Brain Dissection: The Anatomy of Memory
- Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour – how the brain works and how Alzheimer’s affects it
- The HOPES Brain Tutorial – Huntington’s Disease Outreach Project for Education at Stanford; HOPES home page
- Synapses, part of the Nervous System, which is part of BiologyMad.com
- A human brain dissection – in pictures, as posted in the guardian
- BBC’s Science & Nature Human Body & Mind, particularly the Interactive Body
- Healthline’s Human Body Maps: 3D Models of the Human Anatomy (female and male maps)
- Google Body Browser (you need Google Chrome to view)
- Hillendale Elementary School’s Health System – The Skeletal System – information in the form of text and diagrams, Bone Match Game, Bone Quiz, Bone Directory…
- The Martin Family Chiropractic Center in Denver, CO, has an interactive 3D Spine Simulator on their website. In addition to seeing which parts of your body are nourished by which parts of your spine, you can check to see how you stack up to the common postures of driving, sitting, sleeping and standing.
- Spongelab Biology Build-A-Body